US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar (seen in February) will make a high-profile visit to Taiwan at a time when Washingon-Beijing ties are strained. Photo: AP US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar (seen in February) will make a high-profile visit to Taiwan at a time when Washingon-Beijing ties are strained. Photo: AP
US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar (seen in February) will make a high-profile visit to Taiwan at a time when Washingon-Beijing ties are strained. Photo: AP
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Taiwan talks to say much about US ties

  • Visit of American health secretary Alex Azar to the island on Sunday, and his meeting with President Tsai Ing-wen, will be watched closely for clues to the strength of their diplomatic relationship

US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar (seen in February) will make a high-profile visit to Taiwan at a time when Washingon-Beijing ties are strained. Photo: AP US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar (seen in February) will make a high-profile visit to Taiwan at a time when Washingon-Beijing ties are strained. Photo: AP
US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar (seen in February) will make a high-profile visit to Taiwan at a time when Washingon-Beijing ties are strained. Photo: AP
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